Nicholas Baxter

Transfiguration: Process

Here are some studio and process shots from the few months’ timespan of painting my latest large work in the Apostasy series:

tracing

Tracing, on the projector and ready to begin.

skin with reference

Starting the block-in of color, working from a small reference.

optical illusion

Optical illusion: new painting in front of recent finished piece Glorification.

2 paintings

Hands like spiders everywhere.

wound progress

Wound progression.

white glaze process

Adding the final translucent white glaze to the gloves for that milky latex look.

shadow glaze process

Applying the final shadow glaze.

me painting

Working on the finishing touches…

transfiguration progress

From projection tracing to completed painting.